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Sep 26, 2012 2:30pm PDT
as defending champions are challenged by rising stars, frankfurt. day two of the united nations general assembly in new york sought out going iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad take the podium for the eighth and final time -- saw outgoing iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. >> he defended his country's right to civilian nuclear research. his speech came a day after president obama told the general assembly that washington would do whatever is necessary to prevent iran from getting nuclear arms. >> ahmadinejad used his final appearance on the united nations stage to criticize israel once again. >> continued threats by the uncivilized zionists to resort to military action are a bitter reality in my great country. >> western nations, which accused iran of developing nuclear weapons, usually walk out during his speeches, but the seats filled up with this man took the stage -- the egyptian president addressed the assembly on the need for international negotiations rather than military intervention in syria. >> we need a solution that preserves the unity of this brotherly state, involve
Sep 26, 2012 6:30pm PDT
the livelihood of the market. >> traders in frankfurt welcomed the potential ban on high- frequency trading. our markets correspondent has more from frankfurt. >> there will be a speed limit on the trading highway. the german government decided to regulate the high-frequency trading, which is a very fast computer trading program, and traders on the frankfurt floor appreciate it. they say that high-frequency trading is to blame if it comes to crashes sometimes, but the markets went down mainly because of new concerns about the euro debt crisis. the demonstrations in spain and the strike in greece led to the fact that the dax fell sharply. >> we stay in frankfurt for a closer look at wednesday's numbers. the dax was down by 2% at the closing bell. euro stoxx 50 down by 2.7%. across the atlantic, the dow down by 1/3 of 1%. the bureau also weaker against the greenback, trading at a value of $1.2857 -- euro also weaker against the greenback. >> the former leader of the amc's youth arm has been charged with money laundering, allegations which he denies. >> he was released on bail after a hearing. poli
Sep 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
one of the demands, stop using cheaper contract workers on their flights. >> we are at frankfurt airport following the story. >> we got this updated while ago. >> the chaos that many in frankfurt feared it did not happen. they have been formed thousands of their passengers by text message or email about a canceled flight sang the situation was not as bad as it had been during other airline strikes. both sides had agreed to a mediation process and lufthansa agreed to refrain from using contract workers. it was one of the big demands by the union. the mediation process is good news for passengers. burduring that time, there wille no strikes. >> it is the least of worries plaguing the new airport in berlin. it has suffered a series of embarrassing setbacks and now the opening has been delayed again until october 27, 2013. >> the technical director made the announcement after meeting with the airport board of directors. in total, the delays have doubled the airports price tag now sitting at $4.30 billion -- 4.3 billion euro. banking shares are enjoying the biggest boost. >> thursday,
Sep 25, 2012 2:30pm PDT
's bond- buying plans. >> and haunting masterpieces -- a museum in frankfurt exhibits paintings that happen to the dark side of romanticism -- tap into the dark side of romanticism. under way in new york. right now, much of the international community is focused on the conflict in syria. u.s. president barack obama in his address called for world leaders to end the regime of bashar al assad. >> the emir of qater, which is reportedly spending symbols -- emir of qatar, reportedly funding rebels, went so far as to say the regime should be taken down. russia and china indicated they have no intention of abandoning assad. >> the conflict in syria overshadowed every other topic at the opening of the general assembly in new york. the u.n. security council remains divided over sanctions against damascus, which have been blocked by syrian allies. u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon renewed his call for sanctions against syria. >> this is a serious and growing international -- that to international security. >> he said the council could no longer turn a blind eye to syria where he said th
Aug 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
delays from a rolling series of stoppages about pay and cost-cutting. frankfurt international says it has asked that no flights depart from the airport. >> intercontinental flights were not affected. union officials have promised more strikes in the coming days if the wage agreement is not reached soon. >> frankfurt airport ground to a standstill as the lufthansa cabin crew strike took effect. lufthansa had to cancel a around 200 out of 360 flights. >> i fly a lot. it is my wedding anniversary, and here i am waiting. it is annoying. >> you think the ground crew nom -- the ground crew, not the cabin crew, were striking. no one is here. >> it affects me, but they are entitled to strike. wage cutting in germany cannot continue like this. >> the dispute is not just about higher wages. the cabin crew also opposes the use of temporary staff on lufthansa flights. the company wants to employ temp workers on flights to and from berlin. the union accuses them of trying to erode pay and conditions. >> lufthansa wants to cut pay by 20% to 30% alongside this 3% wage increase over 36 months. we refuse
Sep 5, 2012 2:30pm PDT
at munich airport. crews walked off the jobs in frankfurt, berlin, and munich over the wage dispute. sources on both sides estimated as many as 600 flights might knockout friday if there is no last-minute solution. after swinging between gains and losses during the wednesday trading session, european shares ultimately finished little changed as investors await thursday's much anticipated policy meeting at the european central bank. our correspondent said as the summary of the session from frankfurt. >> new german bonds or government bonds were auctioned off this wednesday, and at this auction, demand from investors was smaller than at recent sales of german government bonds, but traders did not want to read this as too negative a sign. they said it shows that fewer investors are seeking a safe haven investments. of course, this thursday's meeting of the council of the european central bank again was the major discussion topic on the trading floor. the speculation of what mario draghi, the ecb president, might have to say pushed a little bit in the background corporate news and economic data.
Sep 17, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. our markets correspondent sent this report from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> the greater thandax was slightly in the red at the beginning of the week, but traders to more potential for the stock market due to the money injection by the central bank. inflation risks are leading to higher demand for material assets. shares of the financial sector are over the fear of the widening of the euro crisis is coming down after measures taken by the ecb and the fed. there is also speculation the second largest chinese bank has an interest in european banks. >> let's get a closer look at some of the market numbers on this first day of the trading week. the dax closed just a tad down. the dow jones is currently going down about 0.3%. the euro is trading for $1.31. >> austerity measures in europe continue to have an effect in spain. railway staff are on a 24-hour strike and protest that the government austerity measures and the planned privatisation of the railway. the unions say that would jeopardize the safety and quality of the service and a loss of up to 100,000 jobs. >> some trains have b
Sep 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT
sent us this summary from frankfurt. >> the german labor market stays in very good shape. this is a good sign, one of the few positive signs in this euro debt crisis. today, investors focused more on italy and rome -- focused more on italy, where rome gave out new bonds. yields went down significantly, and this shows that investors seem to trust italy again. later on this day, investors focused on new economic data from the u.s. incoming orders for durable goods went down significantly, and this also led to the fact that the dax was able only to end up with a few gains. >> we stay in frankfurt for a closer look at thursday's numbers. there in frankfurt, the dax -- modest gains, finishing at 7290. euro stoxx 50 up by 1/3 of 1% across the atlantic, things looking much better. the euro finally gaining a bit of ground against the greenback, trading at a value of $1.2915. >> industrial action continues to spread across south africa's mining sector, and concern is growing about the impact of the economy there. traders are also eyeing possible impact on the price of gold. >> amo
Sep 28, 2012 2:30pm PDT
on a down note. our correspondent sent us this summary from frankfurt. >> spain remains in the focus of international investors, also here on the frankfurt floor where shares fell sharply today. in the morning, investors cheered the austerity measures that the spanish government has decided, but the stress test for spanish banks dragged down the mood here for shares. further on, there has been a lot of speculation going on that the big rating agencies could downgrade spain again. this would lead to higher yields and would be very difficult for spain in this situation. >> we stay in frankfurt for a quick run through the numbers. the dax plunged, as we saw there, in the afternoon session, down by a full percent at the closing bell. euro stoxx 50 down by 2%. across the atlantic in new york at this hour, the dow down slightly, not too much there. and the euro trading lower against the dollar. it is at a value of $1.2850. >> after weeks of speculation, japanese electronics giant sony has confirmed [inaudible] olympus for 500 million years. sony will take an 11% stake in the struggling cam
Sep 18, 2012 6:30pm PDT
barrel. let's bring in our markets correspondent who is standing by at the frankfurt stock exchange. put this into perspective. is this plunge affected markets today? >> note: although it is good news, it's not affecting the new year. -- no, although it is good news, it is not affecting the market here. the european central bank announcement to buy bonds and the fed's decision to help the u.s. economy until it shows a real improvement field risk appetite. this leads to profit-taking. even better than expected economic news could not improve the mood here. sentiment improved for the first time in four months, but the market is not driven by that. the german dax is down 0.6%. the dow jones, barely unchanged, but the bureau is under pressure. >> thank you. >> one of europe's most important route -- most important museums, the louvre and paris, has an entire wing dedicated to islamic art. >> the french president used the occasion to denounce muslims who destroyed ancient shrines. he says islam is more tolerant than the extremists to climb to speak for it. >> the museum on thousands of cultur
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Sep 6, 2012 1:00pm EDT
a temporary fix? is it even legal? and moments we will go live to ashley webster and frankfurt for more on the big decision. lori: european rates coming down, u.s. rates going up. what is all that cheering about? of course. of course. former president bill clinton taking center stage and saying, if we renew president obama's contract we will feel it. now, tonight the president himself makes the case for a second term. the question remains, who will feel it. will that big brother government and higher taxes? we will go live to neil cavuto in just a few minutes. melissa: talk about letting the big dog come out. i don't know if that was such a smart move. we'll see. and north carolina furniture maker that brought manufacturing jobs back to america. president obama. even attended the state of the union address. he now says he's voting for mitt romney. we'll have him on and asking why coming up later. lori: was conducted on this massive rally. nicole petallides continues to coverage of thanks to the ecb driving today's rally. >> reporter: an exciting day on wall street, especially if you are
Sep 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
with their biggest one-day gains in a month. our correspondent send us this information from frankfurt. >> there's no doubt the discussion about monetary policy continues to be the main driver in the markets. but that is why non-official statements draghi made in brussels are playing an even more important role. draghi reportedly said an intervention of the ecb is needed because the antar-bank system is malfunctioning meaning the financial system within the eurozone. that the reason to investors to continue to bed on held by the reserve bank and to continue to bet on rising stock prices. >> conrad in frankfurt. for a closer look on monday numbers, finishing up by more than .6%. stoxx finishing at 2463. no trading on wall street. it is a long holiday weekend and a labor day monday. the euro looking stronger. >> tensions are on the rise between azerbaijani and armenian. european union are concerned that there. colin to exercise constraint. relations have been a fraud since an officer returned home after he was present in hungary for be heading an armenian soldier. after he was extradited, the pres
Sep 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT
after a big rally at the end of last week. our correspondent has more from frankfurt. >> people on the floor were nervous and optimistic at the same time. share prices went this way and that way. in the end, there was not much movement in the dax. at the same time, there was optimism -- optimism on the promise of a european central bank to buy lots of government bonds of countries. above all, the optimism, the hope that the csn would be given the go-ahead -- the esm would be given the go-ahead by the constitutional court on wednesday by germany. what would happen if there was a no from the constitutional court judges -- people would rather not think about that. probably it would come to a severe downward correction, a severe slide that nobody really knows about ahead of time. >> let's get a closer look at the numbers. in frankfurt, the dax is not doing a lot on the day. unchanged. similar story for the euro stoxx 50, seven at 2528. in new york, the dow jones industrial is down just fractionally, 13,290. euro-dollar is trading $1.2759. >> we cannot go away from business. french p
Sep 14, 2012 2:30pm PDT
that it is launching a third round of quantitative easing. our correspondent has more from frankfurt. >> then bernanke made for an exciting finish to this stock market week. he is basically turning on the printing machine for money. he is promising to buy $40 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities in the united states until such time as the economy there improves. that drove up stocks worldwide. the dax made a large gain for friday and the week. this week, also the decision by the constitutional court in germany to give a green light for the esm pleased investors. there were also still pleased by mario draghi's performance, the president of the ecb, to buy the bonds of government -- of your countries. and it was a big day on the dax. we say in frankfurt for those figures. over in new york, trade is still under way for the dow jones industrial average, and it is high of 5.25%. 13,573. the euro trading above the $1.30 mark -- that has not happened in a while -- at $1.3016 pierre the past two weeks have been make or break time for the eurozone. >> that is right. the european central bank announced i
Sep 21, 2012 2:30pm PDT
to seven to 12 days in jail. >> in germany, an elderly couple went on trial on friday in frankfurt, charged with carrying out a series of politically motivated bombings, conspiring to kidnap opec's oil ministers more than 30 years ago. >> prosecutors say both were members of the revolutionary group back in the 1970's. their case has stirred memories of a decade when left-wing terrorists kidnapped and killed dozens of political and business leaders. >> the hearing in a frankfurt court studded with witnessed her money from members of a leftist group. the trial promises to be a trip back in time. the defendants -- a 79-year-old woman and a 71-year-old man, who are allegedly members of the revolutionary group. the group said the purchase divided in the 1975 kidnapping of opec oil ministers in vienna. three people died in that incident. the woman is not accused of being there, but she has been charged with supplying guns and explosives. prosecutors had demanded a 15- year prison sentence for her and one year for the man. testimony largely relies on one witness, a former terrorist who is already
Sep 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
was terribly cash-strapped. >> as was churchill, by the way. >> absolutely. as for felix frankfurter, the great supreme court justice, and walter lippmann, the most influential political commentator of the 20th century, they all began in bachelor's boarding houses, or in apartments or, in the roosevelts' case, in a gift house given them, loaned to them by a cousin. >> boarding houses have died out. that is a pity because boarding houses, you created instant friends, salt the need for singles bars and an introductory -- solved the need for singles bars and an introductory system. >> there was a house h street where the metropolitan club is that was a boarding house for young state department diplomats. >> this is in downtown washington, not far from the white house. what period does this begin? >> the book begins in 1916, and franklin roosevelt -- frank roosevelt, as he was known in those days, was an assistant secretary of the navy. walter lippmann and felix frankfurter and herbert hoover, who was probably at that point the best known and best loved progressive of his day -- everybody all gathe
Sep 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
and slower growth in asia. shares of fedex down about 2.3% in frankfurt trade. it's also weighing on rival u.p.s. whose shares are down more than 1% this morning. also warned similarly back in july about growth pressures. >>> let's get back out for thoughts on this to larry hathaway. fedex, in particular, seemed to catch people by surprise, statement coming out in the u.s. last night. is this to you consistent with telling us what we already know happened over the last couple months or does it add renewed concern to the global picture? >> it's consistent with yesterday's weaker than expected ism manufacturing reports, the summer soft patch that seemed to reveil in the u.s. and also is part and parcel of what we see in asia. after all, if you think about fedex and the kind of business it's in in transporting goods and services, boat around the country and around the world, one of the things that sort of is a link here is the very, very weak export performance of asian economies. so global trade has suffered as a result of the slowdowns we see in the u.s. and europe. >> it's interesting becaus
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
to accomplish. connell: ashley webster in frankfurt, the bond buying out of europe driving the market along with our economic data. but first before we get to that, we know the stock market is up, almost $97 per barrel. we will check all the numbers, be right back. everyone has goals. take the steps to reach yours, with us with real advice, for real goals. the us bank wealth management advisor can help you. every step of the way. from big steps, to little steps. since 1863 we've helped guide our clients, so they can take the steps to help grow, preserve, and pass along their wealth. so their footsteps can help the next generation find their own path. all of us serving you. us bank >> announcer: meet tom, a proud dad whose online friends all "like" the photos he's posting. oscar likes tom's photos, but he loves the access to tom's personal information. oscar's an identity thief who used tom's personal info to buy new teeth and a new car, and stuck tom with the $57,000 bill. [tires squeal] now meet carl who works from the coffee shop and uses the free wi-fi. marie works from there too. she's
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
reported that miss, many analysts, again, lost faith in ceo lou frankfurt and his excellent management team, despite the time frankfurt admit head screwed up in a promotion, like mcdonald's. where thompson has assured you are adjustments on the way. frankfurt said he would right the course. sure enough, stock is right back to where it was before the miss. and it barely blinked when a competitor, burberry reported a terrible number and said the luxury goods sector had turned nasty. how about federal express. this is one of those companies that everyone respects, right? remember, part of being best of breed. we all acknowledge products and services are the elite of its sector. the neck has been -- it's been best of breed ever since it created the category. last week, though, federal express slashed its earnings guidance in a brutal a preannouncement and the stock dropped to $85. it would have gone lower, but it is best of breed. i told you i thought this decline would be reversed quickly, because fed ex is the quintessential way to play anything good about global commerce. and it's a given th
Sep 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
." the chief was speaking at an event in frankfurt marking the 180th anniversary. he wrote the book. nevertheless, it is an interesting time for him to make those comments. silvia is in frankfurt with more. we heard from angela merkel saying the president has the right to speak about what he believes. i'm wondering where she will still feel some consternation at these remarks, even though they've come from a slightly sort of side adjunct. >> reporter: let's be quite clear about this. the politicians at the moment are very happy if i stay with faust, for the ecb to do their dirty work. clearly, reforms, etc., don't get on track fast enough, so they need the ecb to keep buying them time. they've done that with all the money they pumped into the market over the past few years. they've done that with the first bond bank program and they do that with the second bond bank program, which at the moment has been announced but not executed, of course. they kind of close their eyes, in my opinion, and i think he is on my side with that one. the ecb is going one step further by actually acting
Sep 2, 2012 7:30pm EDT
faces. so i think it is not easy to get from frankfurt to jackson hole. usually it is quiet, not so in europe this year, and secondly, he is trying to work out a compromise within his organization that will allow him to do more to help the european economy without having the germans walk out of the room. >> let's talk about the subject of your -- your latest book, the massive federal deficit and gridlock in washington. do you see a short-term solution. will we fall off the fiscal cliff with the tax cuts set to expire in january? >> you know things are so bad in washington that people can't even agree if you're going to go over the fiscal cliff or run into it. so i don't see anything happening in the short term. if short term means before the election. if mitt romney wins, they just delay the whole thing in the next six to nine months, with the argument that the president should have a chance to put the budget together. the interesting thing is if obama wins, the white house indicates they're going to have negotiations with the republicans, and they're trying to make the fiscal cliff
Sep 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
consensus can be reached on how to solve the eurozone crisis. we got a summary from frankfurt. >> every minute, the suspense is rising on the markets ahead of the meeting of the ecb council this thursday. but with every minute, the potential for disappointment is rising. when question is what if the european central bank will not manage to come up with a consistent plan which it not only will talk about but buying but sustainable solutions for the eurozone. one thing cannot be denied -- crisis has arrived in the german economy. if officials from the german electronic sector and technology sector lower their forecast for 2012. >> we can stay for a closer look on tuesday's number -- finishing at 6932. across the atlantic, in the u.s., the dow jones trading pretty flat at this hour. the euro trading a bit lower. >> some travel chaos today as lufthansa employees expanded their strike action leaving thousands of passengers stranded due to delays and cancellations. the cabin crew is calling for better pay and working conditions. >> 3 @ germany's biggest airports were affected. was the second
Sep 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
and the german dax hit a new high. >> here is more from our markets and in frankfurt. >> a rather rocky start to the day, but the dax reached a new high. people seemed full of confidence that the constitutional court in germany will say yes to the bailout fund. people just cannot imagine a different result year. contributing to the share price gains, it is expected the fed will announce new stimulus for the economy this week. people ignore the warning of the rating agencies that it might lower its credit rating if the u.s. doesn't match to reduce its national debt. >> will have more on that warning it later in the show. let's get a closer look at the market numbers. the blue chips were higher on the day. over in new york, the dow jones industrial average is continuing the trend, up by 0.5%. the euro dollar is trading for $1.58. the spanish prime minister says he will not accept any more money from the european union if it means being told what spending cuts he has to make. >> in a television interview, he said he is not prepared to cut pensions. the european central bank said last week that t
Sep 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
, with that the market reaction from frankfurt. the judges set a limit of 190 billion euros of liability, but investors must be relieved it's not necessarily a permanent ceiling. >> outright. if a -- that's right. if a larger sum can be raised with political consent to the problem, that's not going to be easy. one needs a majority and who knows how it's going to turn out, but the mechanism would be there. >> part some investors as skeptical as the public and some of its critics? >> for sure. that's why jubilation did not happen when the decision was announced. many people believe it is the wrong way to do it, to fight fire with fire and fight debt with more debt. >> is this a watershed decision? do the markets think politicians can master the crisis? >> i think that's an important way to that conclusion. it's not that the crisis is over, but if the politicians had followed through with it, it would have been a major confidence crisis. when you look at the crisis here, everyone is relieved it happen the way it did. european stocks going up i 0.5%. on the new york stock exchange, the dow jones gained abo
Sep 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT
this report from the fink -- from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> japan was often the main driver of the german stock market and the massive bond buying program approved the move. the cheap money should help bring the economy back on track and this is good news for traders. the german dax closed with gains. the fact that the main central banks are providing money as cheap as ever is feeling the fear of inflation. the price of gold is seen as a protection against inflation. the price rose to its highest levels in six months and analysts expect new record highs. >> it's a defeat for investors in porsche who say the car maker lied to them. a german court has recommended porsche paid up over its lying about its merger with volkswagen. they claim porsche is engaged in that market manipulation by stating it had no plans to merge with volkswagen before announcing a takeover bid. >> its one of the most important unanswered questions tied to the eurozone crisis -- will spain asked for a bailout? >> public debt in spain has been soaring. the nation's 17's autonomous regions have around 140
Sep 20, 2012 2:30pm PDT
the frankfurt stock exchange. >> lufthansa shares were up. in the situation, they have no other choice but to fund a low- cost carrier, traders said. daimler is suffering for the first time from the crisis. the general outlook was pretty gloomy. the fear of economic decline was rising after some very disappointing economic data. >> let's take a closer look at some of the latest market numbers. the dax closed just a tad down at 7389. euro stoxx 50 ended the day 0.5% down. the dow jones is going up just a tick. the euro trading at $1.2967. new figures say the slump in the eurozone is worsening, and business activity has hit its worst patch in three years. the closely watched purchasing managers' index shows germany and the rest of europe are drifting apart economically. france was the biggest disappointment of thursday's report. between august and september, french economic the performance came in below all the worst predictions. germany, on the other hand, shows signs of improvement with orders expected to increase. well, the european union is already raising eyebrows at the prospect of
Sep 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT
, prompting investors to sell. our correspondent sent us this summary from frankfurt. >> the week of -- the weaker- than-expected reading of the ifo index dragged down the week. shares dropped. not many thought that the index would drop -- would bottom out. now they think the german economy will face some difficulties in the near future. there have been many rumors and speculation that the euro area members could leverage the rescue fund, esm, to 2 trillion euros. germany's finance inister said this would not be very realistic. on the other hand, the euro has been weakened by these rumors. >> the dax fell by one half of 1% to finish at 7413. euro stoxx 50 was down by 3/4 of 1%. the dow is trading slightly higher, 13,586 points. the euro is trading at about you of 1.2930. -- at a value of 1.2930. >> another big discussion is the pros and cons of genetically- modified food. proponents say it can help eliminate allergies or grow food stricken by drought. >> others argue that gm crops and foods can have a very harmful effects on the human body, including causing cancer. >> this rat is
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
has died. he was a veteran foreign correspondent for this network. he was posted in london, frankfurt, warsaw and washington and covered everything in between. he was part of a class of canadian tv journalists that included jennings and safer. he once said of his native manitoba, 11 months of bad weather, one month of good skating. henry champ was 75 years old. >>> when we come back here tonight, living on a much smaller scale, bordering on claustrophobic. ♪ little boxes on the hillside >>> next at 6:00, will the death penalty proposition really save money? >>> new details about an attempted kidnapping at a local school and a significant shift for those self-driving cars. >>> finally tonight, san francisco is among the country's priciest cities, the housing prices there the highest in the country so now they're trying to think of doing something new, apartments that are not much bigger than a mini storage unit. as you're watching this, if you have a backyard, please remember to count your blessings. our report from nbc's kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: when wayne and tara got married
Sep 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
they're striking today for eight hours in frankfurt and berlin in a dispute over pay and conditions. >>> hyundai has reached an agreement with its union workers to end the costliest strike in the company's history. >>> and, finally, you know it's bad when this happens. inflation is hitting the tooth fairy. but it's good news for the kids. a new survey shows kids found an average of $3 per tooth under their pillow this year. that's up 15% from last year. >>> well, coming up, extra innings walk-offs, tiger makes bank, and players head to the u.s. open tennis quarterfinals. >>> plus, a college football matchup goes down to the wire and beyond. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and the weather map doesn't look much like september. very hot in th middle of the country with tropical humidity in the east. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports in college football last night, 16th ranked virginia tech relied on their kicker to come from behind and then sealed the de
Sep 14, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. apparently this is in frankfurt germany and this is a hovering monk. now, i've looked at this a number of times and trying to think of any possible way this is some kind of crazy magic trick, and i'm glad you guys have ideas, because i am all fresh out. >> i know what's going on here. >> tell us. >> this is -- the staff he's holding on to is a strong steal pole which goes up his sleeve, down again and forms a little weight for something he can sit on. all one big metal -- >> we've seen something like this. remember? one time a guy reaching out and touching a pole. >> here's the thing. if that's the case and this guy's got like a harness on -- >> well, no the a harness. >> you know what you do? go up to this monk, smack him on the butt. >> you couldn't get -- >> you wouldn't get cheek, you'd get -- >> it looks like in this video, he's quite the attraction. people are coming around tipping him. >> probably would. i was freaked out. >> facebook fans have another theory on the levitating monk. head to our facebook page and let us know. hopefully you'll see. >> all right. all right, steven.
Sep 19, 2012 9:00am PDT
's like 80 pounds of gear. >> it's 65 pounds of gear. he's a firefighter from frankfurt, kentucky. he's doing it to honor kentucky firefighters who died in the line of duty. look at the people behind him. you know he's not dogging it. he raised $500 under the idea he could complete this 5k, a little over three miles, in less than 30 minutes, which isn't easy. >> at the halfway point you are right at 14 and change. you'll make it, just got to kick it at the end. >> the cool part is the end here, the final leg of this 5k. >> 22 seconds. look at that. yeah! >> that's so cool. >> he finished in 29:45, 15 seconds under the time he wanted of 30:00. as you can imagine, once he finished this race just completely worn out. >> that last kick was killer. >> what a great accomplishment for him, the symbolism behind it and what amazing support it means to all firefighters. not just there but everywhere. >> steven, yesterday you brought us a story about the sheep rescue. >> yes. >> in iceland. >> they were pulling live sheep out of 10 feet of snow. >> a crazy snowstorm. i found this video, thought
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